Pitt Ford's Problem-Based Learning in Endodontology combines the theory and practice of endodontics, providing the reader with information that is both clinically relevant to everyday practice and also evidence based. It includes a wealth of cases that span topics such as the maintenance of a vital pulp, root canal treatment, surgical endodontics and trauma. Each case is accompanied by full colour photographs and/or radiographs that illustrate the key stages in diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment and prognosis. In addition, the detailed commentary provides information on viable alternative treatment strategies, rationale (biologic considerations) for the treatment described, evaluation of the current evidence for/against the course of treatment and finally the prognosis. The book allows the reader to apply their existing knowledge to a range of clinical scenarios and to gain new knowledge and apply it to further clinical situations. In addition the reader will be encouraged to transfer knowledge and diagnostic skills from one problem to another and guided to improve their self-directed learning and reflective skills.
The Principles of Endodontics, Second Edition integrates theory with practice to produce an ideal introduction to endodontics. Fully illustrated and written in a straightfoward style, this guide demystifies a core aspect of the clinical practice of dentistry.
The problems arising from root canals in the daily clinical practice of dentistry can often be difficult and time-consuming to solve. Here a team from one leading centre of dental excellence provides detailed and highly illustrated guidance to these difficult areas and how to manage the problems that they often pose.
This second edition of Essential Endodontology capitalizes on the book's position as the major scientific treatise in the field. It addresses the scientific basis of endodontology rather than majoring on didactic methods of treatment. The second edition adopts a strengthened approach to the systematic analysis of the available clinical and laboratory evidence. Apical periodontitis is promoted as a disease entity, with the etiology, prevention and treatment being discussed.
This is a new edition of the now classic book which has established itself as a standard text for dental students. Practical approach to the subject, taking the reader through every step of endodontic practice from scientific basis to patient assessment and through to clinical techniques Evidence-based approach to ensure safe clinical practice More than 250 illustrations, many in full colour, presenting clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner A logical approach to the subject by building upon a clear explanation of the underlying scientific principles Prepared by international contributors to ensure a wider appeal Written at a level which is ideal for dental student, general and vocational dental practitioners Includes new imaging techniques such as Cone Beam Computed Tomography A new chapter on diagnosis, integral to treatment planning, patient management and care Recent research findings on the pathogenesis of endodontic disease and the management of persistent infection in previously treated teeth A completely rewritten chapter on the restoration of endodontically treated teeth Newer treatment modalities and materials such as regenerative techniques and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in endodontics The use and development of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are increasingly popular for preparing root canals Published for the first time in full colour with over 185 new images!
This richly illustrated book combines explanation of the scientific base underpinning vital pulp treatment with description of current and emerging trends in clinical practice. It guides the reader through modern views on pulp diagnostics, deep caries, and pulp exposure management, leading to an analysis of the biological aspects of regenerative techniques such as angiogenesis, neurogenesis, inflammation, and epigenetics. In the later chapters, practical considerations relating to bioengineering, biomaterial choice, revitalization, and stem cell-based procedures are discussed and their likely therapeutic impact considered. Aimed at dental students, postgraduates, and research-minded dental practitioners, this translational book summarizes state-of-the-art scientific knowledge on dentin–pulp interactions and regenerative endodontics, while highlighting the opportunities to incorporate recent developments into everyday practice. Readers will also find extensive discussion of potential future developments and research avenues relating to each aspect of this exciting and rapidly developing field.
The new edition of this classic textbook has been completely revised and updated to cover the latest advances in endodontics. Offering authoritative guidance in a practical format, it provides comprehensive discussions of this growing specialty - including general and systemic aspects of endodontics, pulp space anatomy and access cavities, preparation of the root canal system, surgical endodontics, periodontal disease and the dental pulp, and restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Offers authoritative information in a practical format. Provides comprehensive coverage of general and systemic aspects of endodontics, pulp space anatomy and access cavities, preparation of the root canal system, surgical endodontics, periodontal disease and the dental pulp, and restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Completely revised and updated to cover the latest in endodontics. Features a new, more colorful design.
Gunnar Bergenholtz,Preben H?rsted-Bindslev,Claes Reit
Author: Gunnar Bergenholtz,Preben H?rsted-Bindslev,Claes Reit
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The second edition of Textbook of Endodontology continues the aim of serving the educational needs of dental students and dental practitioners searching for updates on endodontic theories and techniques. Significantly restructured and completely updated, the new edition maintains the ethos of the original, facilitating ease of learning through pedagogical features such as annotated references, core concepts and key literature. It features a number of new chapters on topics ranging from outcomes of endodontic treatment to managing endodontic complications to dental trauma. Additionally, all other chapters have been thoroughly revised and brought up to date to reflect contemporary knowledge and practice. Textbook of Endodontology continues its important function of providing lucid scholarship and clear discussion of biological concepts and treatment principles in endodontics, and as such will be an important update to its current readers and a valuable discovery to its new audience.
Author: José Freitas Siqueira,Isabela N. Rôc̦as,Hélio Pereira Lopes
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
The first section of this book deals with microbiologic and pathophysiologic aspects of apical periodontitis, while the second section describes the best evidence for predictable treatment and prevention of the disease.
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was invented in the mid-1990s at Loma Linda University, USA, with the aim of introducing a material for use as a root-end filler that would set and develop its properties in the presence of moisture. MTA is a mixture of Portland cement and bismuth oxide, which is added to enhance the radiopacity of the material. These two components are mixed with water to produce hydrated cement. This book concisely presents information on diverse aspects of MTA and its use with a view to making it more widely available to clinicians and researchers. The topics covered include the development of MTA and its introduction into clinical dentistry, its chemical composition and setting characteristics, manipulation and placement, material properties, reactivity and the influence of environmental factors. The clinical applications are clearly explained and related innovations and further materials currently available on the market are also discussed.
This book describes the most commonly encountered endodontic complications and provides up-to-date information on their prevention and management. The opening chapters explain the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment planning, outline the role of digital radiography and CBCT in managing complications, and highlight the need for close attention to anatomic landmarks in order to avoid damage to neurovascular anatomy. Endodontic problems associated with different procedural errors are then discussed in detail, covering a wide variety of access- and instrumentation-related complications and the difficulties that may arise when using obturation techniques. Readers will also find information on the endodontic–periodontal relationship, special issues in geriatric patients, and the potential medical emergencies and precautions in specific patient subsets. The clear, easy-to-read text is complemented by numerous high-quality photographs and tables that assist understanding and ready identification of management solutions. This book will be of value for all dental practitioners with an interest in endodontics, endodontic specialists, and higher-level students.
Complex endodontic problems that require further work on the part of the clinician can be time-consuming and problematic. This highly illustrated text, from one of the authors of the very successful Endodontics: Problem-Solving in Clinical Practice, tackles these difficult aspects and guides the practitioner through the problems and procedures involved. The only monograph on this specific problem area, Advanced Endodontics will be of interest to endodontists, general dental practitioners with a special interest in endodontics, and postgraduates in restorative and endodontic specialties.
Improve your diagnostic skills with this unique case-based guide! With more than 99 fully illustrated cases, this new book provides a practical, up-to-date review of differential diagnosis and treatment in ophthalmology. Designed to improve your problem-solving skills, each case leads you from history and differential diagnosis to medical management, rehabilitation, and follow-up.
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Endodontology has seen enormous advances in recent years. New high-tech tools, such as operative microscopes in combination with ultrasound and nickel-titanium files, make possible a high-level of quality in treatment with excellent long-term treatment results. Regular updating of knowledge is indispensable for every practitioner. This book provides a fast and up-to-date orientation of the entire area of endodontology. Didactic concept: The classic Thieme Flexi format, with concise text on the left and excellent illustrations on the right hand page of more than 150 double page spreads. Oriented toward problem-solving:- What is to be done with ongoing pain?- How should one react in an emergency situation? What special considerations are there in children?- What should one do in the case of obliterated canals, perforations, and incomplete growth of roots?- When results are poor, how does one plan revision procedures?- Efficient treatment planning, newest methods
Francesco Mannocci,Giovanni Cavalli,Massimo Gagliani
This title has been authored by practitioners working primarily in the UK. This textbook of oral and maxillofacial surgery is directed at dentists in training and newly qualified practitioners. The book aims to provide the theoretical background to a range of common procedures to assist in the DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS required in diagnosis, treatment planning, and active surgical and postoperative management. The book has been prepared by a variety of authors, all of whom have extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education in oral and maxillofacial surgery and whose views represent those of UK mainstream dental schools. New edition of a highly successful ‘skills based’ textbook on oral and maxillofacial surgery, liberally illustrated in full colour Ideal subject coverage for those who are, or who will become, general dental practitioners, i.e. comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and oral surgery with a discussion of with maxillofacial surgery suitable for the early years of training Clear identification of conditions and procedures suitable for the general dental practitioner, and of those requiring referral Procedures clearly illustrated when routinely carried out in general practice Learning objectives, lists of assumed knowledge and summary boxes provided to make learning easier Ideal as a ‘dip in’ book for using in parallel with lectures and ‘small group’ learning, or in relation to specific patients seen Increased used of self-assessment material, particularly in the chapters on diagnosis and medically compromised patients Reshaped chapters on pathological conditions of the oral mucosa and bone, as well as the use of biopsy as an investigative tool New discussion about cleft lip and palate New section on osteonecrosis of the jaws, associated with bisphosphonate medication, and on infection with methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus
Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations is a comprehensive reference that compiles, synthesizes, and summarizes the most relevant scientific literature on the topic. Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversy surrounding stereotactic radiosurgery. This book saves physicians significant amounts of time by distilling years of scientific research into sound guidelines that will help them make fully-informed treatment decisions. Key Features: Covers both intracranial and spine radiosurgery, providing complete coverage of this rapidly evolving technology Includes more than 35 chapters on treatment controversies for brain and spine tumors as well as vascular malformations Contains summary tables throughout the text that present the main conclusions of published studies All neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neuro-oncologists, involved in the treatment of patients who may be candidates for stereotactic radiosurgery of the brain and spine will find this book to be an essential decision making guide.
By focusing on how to establish clear indications for surgery and how to improve surgical approaches in endoscopic paranasal sinus surgery, this practical operating manual appeals to the beginner as well as to the practicing surgeon. Techniques covered range from simple procedures to the most advanced applications, including tumor and trauma surgery, and procedures involving the anterior skull base.Based on their clinical and considerable teaching experience, the authors have chosen an approach that responds directly to patients concerns and which is set within a simple framework based on the questions of Who? When? Why? and How?:Who? offers guidelines on patient selection and dealing with patients' expectations,When? discusses optimizing the diagnosis and medical management as well as the timing of surgery,Why? evaluates realistic surgical goals with regard to patients' symptoms and their quality of life,How? describes surgical techniques step-by-step, explains terminology, discusses surgical modifications and alternatives, and offers guidelines for the management of complications.Nearly 1,000 illustrations of exceptional quality and a 3-hour DVD of surgical procedures and interviews with patients supplement the step-by-step instructions and practical tips in the text.